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Worker Fatality Alerts

Tree Trimmers Suffocated by Palm Fronds (PDF) – Three workers die when they are suffocated by palm fronds while trimming a palm tree (February 2014)

Methylene Chloride Linked to Worker Death in Church (PDF) – A worker dies after applying a paint stripper containing methylene chloride inside a baptismal font (April 2012)

Methylene Chloride Linked to Worker Death in Tank (PDF) – A worker dies after applying a paint stripper containing methylene chloride inside a tank (January 2012)

Solar Panel Installation (PDF) – Two solar energy installers die from a fall and electrocution, while installing solar panels on a rooftop (August 2009)

Pyrophoric Chemicals (PDF) – Research assistant dies of burns from a pyrophoric chemical in a laboratory (April 2009). View full investigation report, 09CA001 (PDF)

Fumigation Tenting (PDF) – Worker falls from roof while fumigating a house (January 2009). View full investigation report, 08CA010 (PDF)

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